Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is a world leading centre of academic study in the field of superdiversity and migration.

  • Practitioner toolkits

    To support the refugee resettlement process, IRiS has developed a range of resources and toolkits.

  • Forced migration, Sexual and Gender-based Violence and COVID-19

    IRiS and Refugee Women Connect have teamed up to produce an impact study to record the short and long-term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on forced migrant SGBV survivors.


    SEREDA aims to understand the nature and incidence of SGBV experienced by refugees who have fled conflict.

  • New and Old Diversity Exchange

    NODE brings together academics from the UK and Japan to develop new knowledge and insight about diversification and integration resulting from old and new migrations.


    The MIDIC Project researches migrant descendants’ intercultural competence and their recognition in the UK and Italian labour market.

  • Community Sponsorship Evaluation

    Community Sponsorship is a scheme wherein communities raise funds and establish a core group to support a refugee family to resettle in the UK

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Espoir Njei in conversation with Dawn River

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